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‘Thelma & Louise’ Screenwriter Developing Musical Based on 1991 Film: “It’s Very Promising”

With an army of police officers over their shoulders, guns drawn and sirens blazing, and dust from the Grand Canyon swirling throughout their 1966 Ford Thunderbird convertible, Thelma offers a

‘Music Man’ Sets Scott Rudin Replacement in Broadway Return

The Music Man has set its Broadway return for February 2022, with tickets going on sale Tuesday. Kate Horton has been named executive producer, effective immediately, and will oversee all aspects…

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Sets Broadway Return, Replaces Scott Rudin

Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird has set its Broadway return. Jeff Daniels will reprise his iconic role as Atticus Finch when the play resumes performances on Oct. 5 at New…

‘Paradise Square’ Broadway Musical to Star Joaquina Kalukango

Tony Award nominee Joaquina Kalukango will lead the cast for the new Broadway musical Paradise Square, to open on March 20, 2022 at the Barrymore Theatre. Former Livent co-founder Garth…

Clarence Williams III, Linc on ‘The Mod Squad,’ Dies at 81

Clarence Williams III, who starred as the brooding undercover cop Lincoln Hayes on the countercultural 1968-73 ABC drama The Mod Squad, has died. He was 81. Williams died Friday in Los Angeles…

Robert Hogan, Actor on ‘Peyton Place,’ ‘The Wire’ and Tons More TV Shows, Dies at 87

Robert Hogan, the familiar New York actor who made a six-decade career out of popping up on television shows including Hogan’s Heroes, whose main character was named after him, has died. He…

Samuel E. Wright, Voice of Sebastian the Crab in ‘The Little Mermaid,’ Dies at 74

Samuel E. Wright, the two-time Tony-nominated actor who provided the Trinidadian-accented voice of the fun-loving Sebastian the Crab in the 1989 film The Little Mermaid, has died. He was

Lois De Banzie, Actress in ‘Annie’ and ‘Morning’s at Seven,’ Dies at 90

Lois De Banzie, the Scottish-born actress who portrayed Eleanor Roosevelt in Annie and received a Tony nomination for her performance in Morning’s at Seven, has died. She was 90. De Banzie…

Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott in HBO’s ‘Oslo’: TV Review

Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott star as the Norwegian diplomats who organized 1993 back-channel peace talks between Israel and Palestine in J.T. Rogers' adaptation for HBO of his Tony-winning play.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’: Film Review

The musical that put 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on the map gets splashy big-screen treatment from director Jon M. Chu, with an ensemble cast led by Anthony Ramos and Corey Hawkins.

Charles Grodin, Deliciously Droll Actor, Dies at 86

"Low key but high strung," as he described himself, he also starred in 'The Heartbreak Kid,' Midnight Run' and 'Heaven Can Wait.'

Norman Lloyd, Star of ‘Saboteur’ and ‘St. Elsewhere,’ Dies at 106

Norman Lloyd, the actor, producer and director whose collaborations with Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Charlie Chaplin, Bertolt Brecht and Jean Renoir made him a legend — albeit an off-the-radar…